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Taiwan Train Derailment Kills 36, Injures Dozens

At least 36 people were killed, and dozens of others injured after a packed express train derailed in a tunnel in eastern Taiwan on Friday.

Greece: Lead Contamination Threat to Migrants Unresolved

Dozens of families are still accommodated in areas of a migrant camp in Lesbos where soil testing showed elevated lead levels two months after the Greek government confirmed that the areas were contaminated, Human Rights W...

New Grant to Improve Primary, Secondary Education in Afghanistan, Especially for Girls

The World Bank approved the allocation of an additional $25 million in financing from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to increase equitable access to primary and secondary education in Afghanistan, particularly...

UN Security Council Calls for Release of Myanmar Detainees, End to Violence

The United Nations Security Council has repeated its call for the immediate release of all detainees in Myanmar, including State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, and an end to violence.